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Infection prevention and control means doing everything possible to prevent infection from both developing and spreading to others. The following resources are available to purchase and a selection are free to download and will assist you in preventing healthcare associated infections.

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Bare below the elbows Poster

Best practice to facilitate good hand hygiene when delivery direct care to services users is to be ‘Bare Below the Elbows’. Size: A5 colour poster Target: For display to inform staff of best practice Purchase: Available individually @ £0.75.  Please note...

BBVs (Blood-borne viruses) Policy for Domiciliary Care staff

Blood-borne viral infections are spread by direct contact with the blood of an infected person. The main blood-borne viruses of concern are: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus...

Type: Policies

Audience: Domiciliary Care

BBVs (Blood-borne viruses) Policy for General Practice

BBVs Infection Prevention and Control Policy for General Practice Blood-borne viral infections are spread by direct contact with the blood of an infected person. The main blood-borne viruses of concern are: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency...

Blood-borne viruses Policy for Care Home settings

NEW SET OF POLICIES JULY 2020 Blood-borne viral infections are spread by direct contact with the blood of an infected person. The main blood-borne viruses of concern are: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Hepatitis...

Type: Policies

Audience: Care Homes

Bristol stool form scale Poster

A poster to help staff identify the 7 types of stools from service users with episodes of diarrhoea and record on forms such as the Inter-Health and Social Care Infection Control Transfer Form. Size: A4 colour poster Target: For staff working...

C. difficile (Clostridioides difficile) Policy for Domiciliary Care staff

Clostridioides difficile (formerly known as Clostridium difficile) affects mainly people aged over 65, although people of all ages can get it. The infection nearly always occurs in patients given antibiotics. Service users who have contracted Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection are being...

Type: Policies

Audience: Domiciliary Care

C. difficile (Clostridioides difficile) Policy for General Practice

C. difficile (Clostridioides difficile) Infection Prevention and Control Policy for General Practice C. difficile (formerley known as Clostridium difficile) affects mainly people aged over 65, although people of all ages can get it. The infection nearly always occurs in patients...

Care Home feedback

A small collection of some incredible feedback we have received. Updated: 17/11/2020

Type: Other

Audience: Care Homes

Care of the deceased Policy for Care Home settings

NEW SET OF POLICIES JULY 2020 The aim of the Policy below is to advise staff on the principles of safe practice to prevent the spread of infection from a deceased resident, whilst ensuring that they are treated at all...

Type: Policies

Audience: Care Homes

Care pathway for service users with Clostridium difficile

A Care Pathway for use in a care setting by healthcare workers caring for service users with Clostridium difficile who have diarrhoea. Size: A4 care pathway (3 sides) Target: For use in Health and Social Care settings, e.g. care homes, domiciliary care Purchase: Downloadable free...